R v Chief Constable of North Wales, ex p Evans [1982]

Facts

  • Rumours circulated that claimed Evans was a hippy police officer
  • Following these rumours, Evans was forced to resign

Issue

  • Could the decision be unlawful?

Decision

  • Yes, claim successful

Reasoning

  • Chief Constables’ decisions must accord with the principles of natural justice
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